This play by one of India s foremost playwrights and actors is based on a story from the Mahabharata which tellingly illuminates universal themes - alienation, loneliness, love, family, hatred - through the daily lives and concerns of a whole community of individuals.
All those interested in Indian theatre and literature as well as general readers.
Girish Karnad World Theatre Ambassador of the International Theatre Institute, Paris, was a Rhodes Scholar at the University of Oxford. Apart from being one of the foremost playwrights in India, he is also a noted film-maker and actor. He has been honoured with the Padma Bhushan and was conferred the prestigious Jnanpith Award for his literary contributions.